Jul 17, 2019  
2019-2020 COLLEGE CATALOG 
    
2019-2020 COLLEGE CATALOG

Welding Technology Certificate


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Purpose: This program is designed to prepare persons for full-time employment in the welding industry. The increased need in both the state and local industries exceeds demand for people trained in the profession of welding. The certificate program will include welder qualification and certification with the American Society of Mechanical Engineers’ (ASME) Code, Section IX, Welding and Brazing Qualification, and the American Welding Society’s (AWS) Structural Welding Code, D1.1. The curriculum also contains competencies of the American Welding Society’s (AWS) SENSE program which is an industrial standard for welder education and training.

Occupational Objectives: Combination Welder • Fitter-Welder • Materials Inspector • Visual Inspector • Welder • Welder and Cutter (Burner) • Welder-Fitter

Admission Requirements: Applicants should possess a high school diploma or equivalent or be 18 years of age and able to benefit from instruction.

Program Requirements: The curriculum in welding provides the opportunity for a person to attend school on a full-time or part-time basis and acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to become a welder. Instruction emphasizes the practical applications in various welding techniques. Persons in related occupations may benefit from portions of the curriculum without taking all courses. Upon satisfactory completion of the program, the graduate will be awarded a certificate in Welding.

 

Two-Semester (One Year) Program


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